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Ctff2016 LGBT Love feat. Rainbow Revolution

September 15, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm UTC-4

Queer and Trans night at CTFF2016!

Co-presented by OUTtv Network, Toronto Queer Film Festival, Nalo Hopkinson, Inside Out LGBT Film Festival

Winners of the Queer and/or Trans and People of Colour Short Film Challenge will be screened this night.

SHORTS:
Pieta
(Melanie Grant, 2015; Barbados, 17:48)
SUMMARY: A young woman finally returns home to her ill mother to find someone from her past nursing her. Hope, love and reality.

My Silky Blue Frog Shortz
(Lezlie Maria Lee Kam, 2015, Trinidad & Tobago/Canada; 6:20)
An erotic and hilarious story about a brown Trini dyke dealing with getting older and becoming disabled, how she survives and thrives

COLD
(Judith Rodriguez, Fiya Bruxa, and Salvador Sol Valdez, 2011, Dominican Republic/Canada/Chile; 9)
Elena cannot forget the lucid memories of a past relationship. An effervescent love, full of passion and ardor, pushes her to fall into a state of mind that may impede her to continue. Faced with a precarious situation, Elena will have to make a drastic decision.

Dying Swan
(Christopher Laird, 2016, Trinidad & Tobago; 10)
Mas artists, Peter Minshall, producing his first mas for carnival in nearly ten years reinterprets Mikhail Fokine’s classic ballet THE DYING SWAN for a ‘Moko Jumbie’ (a stilt dancer) in drag. This film chronicles the assemblage and performance of this mas at the King of Carnival competition in February 2016.

FEATURE:
Rainbow Revolution
Produced by J-Flag
(Kaneal Gayle, 2016, Jamaica; 50)
SUMMARY: Documenting the first ever week of Pride events in Jamaica 2015, a country often labelled as one of the most homophobic countries on earth. The focus was on the face of PRiDE, Simone Harris featuring her life, bravery as well as her contribution to what was Jamaica’s first ever PRiDE week celebration.

Supported by our international partners: I Am ONE TnT, Sasod Guyana, TransWave

Details

Date:
September 15, 2016
Time:
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

The Royal Cinema – Toronto
608 College Street
Toronto, M6G 1A1 Canada
Website:
http://www.theroyal.to/